#8c242e Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8c242e is composed of 54.9% red, 14.1% green and 18% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 74.3% magenta, 67.1% yellow and 45.1% black. It has a hue angle of 354.2 degrees, a saturation of 59.1% and a lightness of 34.5%. #8c242e color hex could be obtained by blending #ff485c with #190000. Closest websafe color is: #993333.

    • R 55
    • G 14
    • B 18
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 74
    • Y 67
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#8c242e color description : Dark red.

#8c242e Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8c242e has RGB values of R:140, G:36, B:46 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.74, Y:0.67, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 9184302.

Hex triplet 8c242e #8c242e
RGB Decimal 140, 36, 46 rgb(140,36,46)
RGB Percent 54.9, 14.1, 18 rgb(54.9%,14.1%,18%)
CMYK 0, 74, 67, 45
HSL 354.2°, 59.1, 34.5 hsl(354.2,59.1%,34.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 354.2°, 74.3, 54.9
Web Safe 993333 #993333
CIE-LAB 31.888, 43.997, 20.122
XYZ 11.94, 7.036, 3.314
xyY 0.536, 0.316, 7.036
CIE-LCH 31.888, 48.38, 24.577
CIE-LUV 31.888, 73.366, 11.867
Hunter-Lab 26.525, 33.929, 11.16
Binary 10001100, 00100100, 00101110

Color Schemes with #8c242e

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Alternatives to #8c242e

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#8c242e Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8c242e

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8c242e;}
.background {background-color:#8c242e;}
.border {border:1px solid #8c242e;}

Shades and Tints of #8c242e

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #0f0405 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8c242e

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5d5354 is the less saturated color, while #ae0213 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8c242e is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #444444 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #523e40 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #595446 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #665032 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #913032 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6b423d Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #734030 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8f2b30 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population